The Gwinnett Braves, the Triple-A Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, conclude the unveiling of the team's 2011 season promotional schedule with a preview of the individual theme nights including giveaways and appearances. With something different lined up for every day of the season, the 2011 G-Braves experience is going to be "More than a Game!"
Giveaways: Giveaway nights are a staple within the Minor League Baseball experience all across the country, and the G-Braves are no exception. Kicking off the season, the first 2,000 fans through the gates on Opening Night will receive a free t-shirt featuring the 2011 G-Braves game schedule. The fun continues all the way to September with nine total giveaways throughout the year. Here is a look at all of the 2011 giveaways at Coolray Field:
April 7: T-Shirt Giveaway (First 2,000 fans)
April 30: Mini-LED Fan Giveaway presented by Charter Communications & Charter Business (First 4,000 fans)
May 14: Chopper Bank Giveaway presented by Delta Community Credit Union (First 2,500 fans)
June 4: Freddie Freeman Bobblehead Giveaway presented by Gwinnett Medical Center (First 4,000 fans)
June 18: Coolray Field Stadium Replica presented by Coolray Heating and Air (First 2,500 fans)
July 4: Red, White, and Blue Thundersticks (All fans)
July 9: Drawstring Bag Giveaway (First 2,000 fans)
July 30: Backpack Giveaway presented by Georgia Power (First 2,500 fans)
August 6: Lunch Bag Giveaway presented by Charter Communications & Charter Business (First 4,000 fans)
Celebrity Appearances: Appearances by national touring acts and celebrities are a great way to bring new fans to the ballpark and give them something to cheer about. This season, the Gwinnett Braves are proud to host some of the nation's best acts as well as Wrestling Royalty. Take a look at the 2011 appearance line-up:
April 8: WWE Hall of Famer, Jerry "The King" Lawler
April 9: Cowboy Monkey Rodeo featuring Team Ghostriders
July 16: RALLY Appearance
July 20: Captain America Appearance
August 13: Reggy the Purple Party Dude
Theme Nights: Theme nights are a chance for us to showcase diversity, from pop culture tributes to charitable nights that focus on our communities and local heroes. The 2011 season is chock-full of different themes meant to entertain and engage Gwinnett Braves fans. Here is a glimpse at some of 2011's theme nights:
April 11: Golf Expo
April 28: College Night/ $1 Hot Dogs
May 13: Friday the 13th
May 15: Ladies Day featuring pre-game Women's Clinic
May 20: Seniors vs. Seniors
May 30: Military Appreciation Night
June 2: Boating Night
June 19: Father's Day
June 20: Going Green Night
July 14: Harry Potter Night
July 15: Public Service Appreciation
July 20: Superhero Night
August 6: Back to School Night
August 12-14: Cancer Awareness Weekend
August 15: Family Game Night
August 22: Glee Night
August 26: Salute to the Outdoors & Family Campout
August 27: Automotive Night
September 4-5: Fan Appreciation
For a complete list of our promotional schedule, click here or log on to the brand new Gwinnett Braves website.
Individual game tickets for the Gwinnett Braves 2011 season will go on sale Saturday, March 5, at 10 AM. The G-Braves kick off the 2011 season against the Durham Bulls on April 7th with spectacular fireworks following the game. Ticket packages are currently on sale including Season Tickets, Partial Plans including Weekend Plans and Anytime Tickets, as well as suites and group outings. For more information on tickets, games and events, call the team at 678-277-0340 or visit GwinnettBraves.com.
The 2011 Gwinnett Braves: More than a Game!
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